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Thunder In the Valley!

Civil War Reenactment Tells the Story of the Battle of Clark’s Mill History tells us that on Nov. 7, 1862, between 1,200 and 1,500 well-armed Confederate combat soldiers moved into our part of south central Missouri. They carried four cannons ...

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Fire Destroys Barn, Truck

The truck shown at left and a barn belonging to Ricky Jones were completely destroyed by fire last Friday night. The property is located on Girdner Road, just outside the Ava city limits. The Ava City Fire Department and Ava ...

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Two Hurt In Separate Wrecks

Daniel W. Young, 31, of Ava, suffered moderate injuries last Thursday when his pickup was struck in the rear by another car. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the wreck occurred on Highway 125, four miles south of Strafford in ...

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Coroner’s Inquest To Be Announced

Douglas County Coroner Rick Miller has informed the Herald an inquest on the August 30 shooting death of David Phillips will convene at a later date.  Miller said the first inquest was postponed due to scheduling issues. He noted that ...

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The Historic Glade Top Trail

Situated in an area southwest of Ava on the Douglas-Ozark county line is the 23 miles of Glade Top Trail. This is the only National Scenic Byway in Missouri.  The two lane gravel road that winds along the ridgetops and ...

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